Books tagged: award nominee

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Playing the 'Son' Card
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Price: Free! Words: 31,530. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2009. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Troy lost his father at age 9. Ever since then, he’s been steadily losing confidence in himself and his ability to make his way in the world. Troy is increasingly the target of bullies at school and he’s just hanging on. He hates school and socializing has become torture. Now age 12, he has one chance to change his life and start new. Will he meet the challenge or will he remain a victim?
A Family Legacy: The Watson Works
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Price: Free! Words: 52,840. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2009. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Another tragedy has struck the Watson family and now the only thing left is the family business. Connor, the younger of the teen brothers, must try to make the tough decisions that will keep things going. Can Connor deal with his profound loss and prevent a similar tragedy when he has the chance? Can he find happiness and make a new family? Join Connor in this story of adventure and courage.
Discovery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Pita Cardenas has taken the case of her life. The only attorney in small Rio Gordo, she has decided to fight the biggest railroad company in the state to get compensation for the widow of a man who may have raced a train. He’s guilty—or is he? A Shamus Award nominee by this bestselling writer.
Alien Influences
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 107,460. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
On the sun-scorched planet Bountiful, human colonists live peacefully alongside natives known as Dancers until an unspeakable disaster devastates the colony. Six children found dead, their bodies marked in a bizarre parody of a Dancer ritual. The crime’s solution makes the situation worse, sending ripples throughout the sector, shattering lives.
Award-Winning Films of the 1930s
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,170. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
Unlike other books on this topic, Reid's account includes more than just the main winners. Most books, even those that claim to be complete, exclude those films associated with honorary award winners such as Judy Garland's Babes in Arms, Mickey Rooney's Hold That Kiss and Judge Hardy's Children, Edgar Bergen's Goldwyn Follies, Shirley Temple's Baby Take a Bow, Charles Chaplin's The Circus, etc.
Beyond the Masks
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,860. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011 by FrostProof 808. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Stanbrough's poetry derives from the real world. If you want milquetoast poetry, this is not for you. If you want poetry that you have to "interpret" to understand, this is not for you. If you want brain-twisting reality and gut-wrenching emotional depth---if you want poetry that will make you get up and pour yourself a brandy---you want this collection
Memorable Films of the Forties
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,090. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
This book not only captures headliners like Laura, Casablanca, Easter Parade, Meet Me in St Louis, Yankee Doodle Dandy, All About Eve, Tree Grows in Brooklyn, 3 Musketeers, Picture of Dorian Gray and The Paleface, but also focuses on popular pix like Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein, Egg and I, Ali Baba and 40 Thieves, Cobra Woman, Cat and the Canary, Ghost Breakers, Caught, Glass Key, Dallas.
The End Of It All
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,010. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In a world where there is little time to stop, a world where nothing is real and nobody exists and nothing is any longer done for the good of our fellow man our hero finds himself in need of help. He meets a strange old man who fills his life with direction and cause. But is he real? B
Bridges of Longing and Other Strange Passageways
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,170. Language: American English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
What do a broom-wielding wizard’s apprentice, a goddess with postpartum depression, a sentient electric chair, a Navy Chop on planetside rotation, and a boy with Downs Syndrome who is more than what he seems – at least some of the time – have in common? They’re all characters waiting for you on the other side of Bridges of Longing and Other Strange Passageways.
A Small and Remarkable Life
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,810. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A story of courage, hope and survival, "A Small and Remarkable Life" chronicles the journey of the alien Tink Puddah, a lonely outsider who finds the strength within him to endure the harsh, brutal planet Earth. From Hugo and World Fantasy Award-nominated author Nick DiChario comes this charming first novel about an orphaned alien who touches the lives of many people. Suitable for all ages.